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Ring: PER.M.108-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gilt-metal set with red oval cornelian. An elderly bearded satyr facing towards the right, kneeling beside a goat, holding up its hooves as if encouraging it to dance on its hind legs; a covered vase on a column behind him. Ground line. With plaster impression.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th Century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Intaglio composed of carnelian ( red) Height 16 mm Width 18 mm
Ring composed of gilt-metal

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.108-1923
Primary reference Number: 176737
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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